Location:
Bristol

Salary:
£Competitive

Benefits:

The rewards

• 25 days holiday, increasing to 29 after 2 years’ service (not including Bank holidays)
• Company pension scheme
• Outstanding training and progression
• Childcare vouchers
• Eye-care vouchers
• Weekly fruit delivery
• Refer a friend scheme
• Regular staff social events
• Cycle to work scheme

Closing date:
21 August 2015

How to apply:
Send a CV and cover letter to recruitment@speedcomms.com

 

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23 July 2015

PR Associate Director (Business & Corporate)

Due to the continuing development of our Bristol based Business and Corporate PR team, we are now looking for a highly experienced PR Associate Director, to join us. This is a new role, and will take responsibility for the strategic development of client campaigns, ensuring long-terms client commitment, whilst providing team support and direction, to support growth ambitions for both client and staff.

The responsibilities of the role include:

• Working as an integral part of the B2B PR Account Management Team you will develop strategically valid and commercially astute proposals for new and existing client, so inspire and excite.
• Directing the team to ensure effective and efficient delivery of campaigns, whilst providing advice and guidance as necessary.
• Reviewing the Account Team work to ensure it is in line with the strategic objectives and high standards required, taking appropriate action to address repeated issues.
• Delivering appropriate campaign elements focussing on strategic consultancy and opportunity development, as well as key PR support.
• Support and mentor team members in managing projects, planning and delivery of campaigns and finding solutions to challenges, using experience and knowledge to inspire, motivate and educate.
• On-going monitoring and review of team member’s performance to assist in reviews, encouraging knowledge development to boost personal and team skills set.
• Build strong senior client relationships to ensure key consultancy status and must have involvement in client communications planning and challenges.
• Build an in-depth knowledge of the clients business and sector to ensure valuable senior consultancy based insight
• Direct involvement in securing new business to support agency growth

Excellent communication and organisational skills are a given in this role. You will be self-motivated with the ability to motivate and inspire others. You will have significant experience in PR, with an excellent appreciation of client service and results delivery. You will have an excellent understanding of the full PR arena, and a drive for personal and team growth and success.

Speed Communications is a proactive, creative and commercially driven communications agency spanning Business & Corporate, Consumer & Lifestyle and Sport & Media PR. Having recently merged with Bray Leino PR, we have combined our portfolios and specialisms to create a dynamic new agency with offices in Bristol and London, over 70 staff and revenues in excess of £5m. We’re really excited about the opportunities this will offer all our team, which makes this a great time to be joining us